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Ali Aljaroudi, PhDAssistant Professor of Industrial Safety Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
Focus of work: Industrial Safety, Virtual Ergonomics
Lorenna AltmanLorenna is a registered Radiologic Technologist and began in the EDDI Lab in 2014. Areas of experience involve working with a bone lead K x-ray fluorescence measurement system, postural balance,
gait, force plates, and sensors.
Edward Auyang, MD, MS, FACSAssociate Professor of SurgeryResidency Program Director, General SurgeryDirector of Minimally Invasive SurgeryUniversity of New Mexico School of Medicine
Angus Bagchee, PhDPrincipal ArchitectTIAAhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/bagchee
Focus of work: Design enterprise systems; lead a team of architects; adopt new technologies in cloud computing and machine learning.
Diane M. Busch James, MSN, BSN, JDHuman Resources Manager (RN), UC Health
Focus of work: Employee and Labor Relations, Talent and Performance Management
Sharon Chiou, PhDHealth Scientist/ Scientific Program OfficialCDC/NIOSHhttps://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/
Focus of work: Sharon is responsible for programmatic and scientific administration of assigned extramural research portfolios. She oversees pre-award, award, and post-award activities of NIOSH extramural grants and cooperative
agreements related to Musculoskeletal Health and Traumatic Injury prevention.
Kari Dunning, PT, PhDProfessorDepartment of Rehabilitation, Exercise and Nutrition SciencesUniversity of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Scienceshttps://researchdirectory.uc.edu/p/dunninkk
Cheryl F. Estill, PhD, MS, PEExposure Assessment Team LeaderNational Institute for Occupational Safety and Healthhttps://www.cdc.gov/niosh/
Focus of work: Cherie is currently conducting a biomonitoring study on exposure to flame retardants in US workplaces including construction, manufacturing, and services. She leads a group that is conducting exposure assessment
to PFAS, coal tar volatiles, 2D nanomaterials, and contaminants from firefighting, wildland firefighting, and nail salons.
Nick FerraraNick is completing a double major in Physiology and Nutrition Science. After graduation, he plans to pursue an internship in the gap year before matriculating into medical school.
Laurel Kincl, PhD, CSPAssociate Professor, Environmental and Occupational HealthCollege of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State Universityhttps://health.oregonstate.edu/people/laurel-kincl
Focus of work: Laurel's research focuses on quantifying, communicating, and controlling occupational and environmental exposures to health and safety hazards with the goal to reduce adverse health outcomes. She is the Principal
or co-Investigator on several NIH and CDC funded grants and has completed research in a variety of high risk industries including commercial fishing, construction, logging, and health care.
Travis Larsh, MDPediatric Neurology FellowCleveland Clinic
Focus of work: Movement Disorders
Mary Lin, BSc.(Kin), BSc (PT)Physical Therapist (St. Elizabeth Healthcare) and part-time Faculty (Centennial College)
Focus of work: Mary is a full-time physical therapist working in community care with focus on orthopedics (post-surgical clients), neurological conditions (i.e., clients with Parkinson's, stroke recovery), and geriatrics (focusing
on balance, strengthening, and falls prevention). She also teaches at Centennial College in the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistant Program in a lab course with focus on using modalities such as ultrasound, laser,
TENS, muscle stimulation, and IFC in a clinical setting.
Ming-Lun (Jack) Lu, PhD Research ErgonomistNIOSHhttps://www.cdc.gov/niosh/programs/msd/default.html
Focus of work: Occupational biomechanics, field-based ergonomic risk assessments and epidemiologic research for the prevention of work-related low back disorders
Ashutosh (Ashu) Mani, PhDApplied Mathematician, Statistical and Machine LearningBoeing
Focus of work: Researching applications of mathematical modeling and computation for statistical learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
McKenzie Nelson, BSMedical studentUniversity of Cincinnati
Focus of work: Pediatrics
Tarek Sobeih, MD, MSc, PhDDirector of the Information Sciences DivisionNathan Kline Institutehttp://icrs.rfmh.org/
Focus of work: The Information Sciences Division offers complete data management services tailored to specific study requirements and expectations throughout the course of a clinical research study, including protocol review,
case report form (CRF) development, ongoing data management, safety monitoring, regulatory reporting, and data repository sharing. Our expertise extends from initial protocol review to data lock and statistical analysis.
Nancy Talbott, PhD, MS, PT, RMSKProfessorDepartment of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition SciencesUniversity of Cincinnatihttps://researchdirectory.uc.edu/p/talbotnr
Focus of work: Nancy’s research focuses on the use of ultrasound imaging to quantify scapular and shoulder muscle activity, to validate upper extremity orthopedic assessment tests and to determine the reliability and
validity of joint mobilization techniques. She also investigates the use of ultrasound imaging as a biofeedback mechanism to improve the muscle activation patterns in the scapula and to improve the clinical skills of physical
Ashley TurnerAshley is currently pursuing a PhD in Industrial Hygiene with an emphasis on environmental exposures and human health. She aspires to continue in academics upon graduation and pursue a career in
Bingshi Wang, PhD, PE Engineering Fellow, Research and DevelopmentEthicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company.https://www.jnjmedicaldevices.com/en-US/companies/ethicon
Focus of work: To develop minimal invasive surgical devices.
Nell Wickstrom, MSHSE ConsultantSevenGen
Focus of work: Industrial Hygiene
Steve Wurzelbacher, PhDDirector, Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies (CWCS)National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/workercomp/cwcs/default.html
Focus of work: In his current role, Steve coordinates workers’ compensation claim analyses, exposure assessment research, safety/health intervention effectiveness studies, and health services research with public and
private sector partners. Steve has worked for over 19 years in the safety and health field, as both a researcher at NIOSH and as a risk control practitioner for workers’ compensation insurer.
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